Posts Tagged ‘Virginia Commonwealth University’
We returned to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) during our Fall 2016 tour. VCU has the reputation for being the most leftist school in the state of Virginia and it showed. On a scale of 1 to 10 moonbats, this school scored an 8. (This is a close second to UNC Greensboro, which earned a 9.)
Throughout the first day there were massive crowds around the site. We hypothesized that they were whipped into a frenzy, with it being Halloween and a week before the election which would, they thought, destroy Constitutional government and forever silence anyone who would dare to question their leftist utopia.
On Day 2, there was a sizable protest group. They, like their rape-culture-perpetuating counterparts at UNC Chapel Hill, demeaned and degraded women in an effort to get their point across. Even the cowed males in the protest group held signs that said “Get out of my p****”.
- Activists shock VCU students with graphic abortion images
- Anti-abortion advocates spark protest at VCU
- Administration speaks on First Amendment rights
- Abortion is not genocide
Jacqueline Hawkins is a CBR Project Director and a regular FAB contributor.
Great video covering our Genocide Awareness Project (GAP) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).
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Lots of media coverage at George Mason University (GMU) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).
The Washington Post:
The Broadside at George Mason University:
The Commonwealth Times at Virginia Commonwealth University:
- Graphic images draw criticism from students
- Anti-abortion protesters display, emanate negative values
WTVR-TV in Richmond:
On the road again! We’ve been in Virginia the past week, meeting with University officials and activists alike, gearing up for the continuation of our huge I-95 Spring GAP Tour!
Earlier, we took GAP to 4 schools in Florida. Next week, we’ll be at George Mason University and Virginia Commonwealth University in Virginia. After that, we’ll be in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Maine. As interstate highways go, there is none more influential than I-95; it connects Washgington, DC with some of the most important swing states, including Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maine!
A group of Virginia college students, banded together to form The Human Rights and Scientific Honesty Initiative asked me to pass this story along to you:
Abortion, Medical Honesty Battle Takes Shape at University of Virginia
A national treasure of a building, Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda at the University of Virginia (UVA), has a leaking roof and crumbling columns. The University and state government have begun the chess game over how much it will cost to repair, and who will be picking up the tab. But right across the street in the UVA president’s office, they have much bigger worries about what they have been doing with state, federal, and student funds the last 20 years under the leadership of John Casteen . New UVA President Theresa Sullivan has been handed a series of shocking allegations from our group, The Human Rights and Scientific Honesty Initiative.
Students for Life of America has already identified the University of Virginia as one of the institutions of higher learning that has been financing elective abortions with student health funds, and not even giving their students and their students’ parents the opportunity to opt out of that. What most people at UVA and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) are totally unaware of is that these schools have both been secretly performing thousands of elective abortions right in their own teaching hospitals! And, yes, these are both state taxpayer funded universities who also receive federal education grants to boot.
Elective abortions being performed secretly at taxpayer-funded universities are bad enough. On top of that, UVA has been giving misleading information on a wide range of reproductive issues, neglecting the principle of informed consent. Sadly, it seems one of America’s top universities allowed itself to be sucked into the Planned Parenthood template for misinforming women and keeping them in the dark about numerous threats to their health. Somebody finally noticed.
The national pro life movement has been overlooking the universities for too long. Sometimes we forget that it is not all about Planned Parenthood. Pro-life activists have a lot to contend with in Charlottesville, a city of only 45,000 people that already has two other abortion facilities as it is, and a large pro-abortion cabal that includes City Council. One of Live Action’s recent stings of Planned Parenthood aiding and abetting child sex trafficking took place at their Charlottesville area facility. But right there, in such a hostile environment, we have a whole new front opening in the battle for human rights in America. And what better place to start than Mr. Jefferson’s University.
We are accepting additional endorsements for our document. If you are a student, faculty, or alumnus of any Virginia college or university, you can add your name by sending an email to co-author Siobhan Casey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thomas Jefferson, who founded UVA back in 1819 near his home at Monticello, once wrote that “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.”